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Resident workers - Key statistics

12,716 people or 45.8% of the City of West Torrens's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of West Torrens20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)27,753100.0100.026,620100.0100.0+1,133
Males14,26551.451.913,90452.252.9+361
Females13,48948.648.112,71447.847.1+775
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,06414.614.14,32616.315.4-262
25 - 54 years19,05368.764.518,41969.265.7+634
55 - 64 years3,66513.216.83,14311.815.6+522
65 years and over9693.54.67222.73.3+247
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,16614.614.33,61313.313.4+553
Education and training2,3958.48.42,0677.67.8+328
Manufacturing1,6875.97.72,2078.110.3-520
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals6,60423.820.36,10122.919.6+503
Clerical and administrative workers4,12814.913.34,39116.514.4-263
Community and personal service workers3,46312.512.02,90310.910.5+560
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,08458.058.316,13660.660.2-52
Part time11,25640.640.110,03137.737.9+1,225
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,64034.725.97,82229.422.1+1,818
Advanced diploma or diploma3,07611.110.62,79210.59.4+284
Certificate level5,56720.125.15,38320.223.6+184
No qualifications8,84531.935.79,66936.341.0-824
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5005,42719.619.3--------
$500 -$1,74918,02665.064.6--------
$1,750 or more3,98114.314.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car18,36166.270.517,27364.969.1+1,088
Public Transport3,35112.17.03,10311.76.7+248
Bicycle6142.21.05542.11.0+60
Walked only6962.52.87722.93.2-76
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,19429.523.27,21827.122.0+976
Speaks a language other than English at home7,98128.815.47,01226.313.1+969
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,1897.93.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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